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Demospongea - Chaetetida - Cryptolichenariidae

Porkunites was named by Klaamann (1966). Its type is Calophyllum amalloides.

It was assigned to Cryptolichenariidae by Klaamann (1966) and Hill (1981); and to Tabulospongida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Porkunites Klaamann
1981Porkunites Hill
2002Porkunites Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
orderChaetetidaOkulitch 1936
familyCryptolichenariidaeSokolov 1959
genusPorkunitesKlaamann 1966

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

No diagnoses are available